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Review of Scorch-O-Rama

Scorch-O-Rama
Ranked #40 of 916 Restaurants in Wellington
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, New Zealand
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Good for: Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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107 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Loved it before, loved it again”
Reviewed June 30, 2012 via mobile

I make it a point to get to Scorch-O-Rama when I go to Wellington. The setting is spectacular, and the fish and chips are the best I have eaten anywhere in the world - and I'm serious. Managed an outdoor table despite the cold a few days ago, and had lunch just before hopping on a plane - very handy to the airport. Already can't wait to go back!!

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Wellington, New Zealand
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181 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A Wellington icon”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

This is a popular tourist spot, but the service is still good enough to attract the locals. We had breakfast there, followed by a short walk along the beach. So, don't forget the regulars !

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Devon, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Stunning Cafe with Stunning Views”
Reviewed March 27, 2012

Great place to eat in Scorching Bay. Very busy, but well worth the wait. Would recommend this place to anyone.

Visited March 2012
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Cambridge
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Unusual restaurant”
Reviewed February 7, 2012

The Scorch-O-Rama is a lovely place to eat. It used to be The Chocolate Fish and the cast and crew of The Lord Of The Rings used to eat here, when they were filming in NZ. The food is very good and the view of the sea is beautiful. I love the fact that the seating is across the road and waiters bring the food across. My only complaint is that the service can be a bit slow but with the lovely views I don't think that is a real problem. We ate there on the Saturday of what was a long weekend and that could have been why it was so busy. I would recommend this eating place to anyone.

  • Visited October 2011
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Melbourne, Australia
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121 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
“Great location”
Reviewed January 1, 2012

I always enjoy visiting this place whenever I'm in this part of the world. The atmosphere is pretty good, the food is good, and the coffee hits the spot. But in truth, it's the location that makes Scorch-O-Rama as good as it is. Enjoying a coffee or lite-bite while watching the sea whip around in the wind, or look inviting on a sunny day, the location makes Scorch-O-Rama a definite box to tick.

  • Visited January 2012
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